Cadmium nitrate is an inorganic compound. The general formula of the compound is Cd(NO3)2.
Uses[change | change source]
Cadmium nitrate is used for colouring glass and porcelain. It is also used as flash powder in photography.
Preparation[change | change source]
- CdO + 2HNO3 → Cd(NO3)2 + H2O
- CdCO3 + 2 HNO3 → Cd(NO3)2 + CO2 + H2O
- Cd + 4 HNO3 → 2 NO2 + 2 H2O + Cd(NO3)2